CADC Alumni Named to Associated General Contractors’ 40 Under 40

Several alumni from Auburn’s McWhorter School of Building Science (BSCI) as well as a graduate of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture’s Environmental Design (ENVD) program have been included in Alabama Associated General Contractors’ (AGC) list of 40 Under 40 in 2023. These honorees are being recognized for their contributions to the construction […]

Matt Rabren tabbed as Vice President for Alabama AGC 2023 Executive Committee

Alabama AGC has announced the executive committee and board of directors for 2023. Alabama AGC has represented the state’s construction industry for more than 100 years. The executive committee and board members work to bring together construction professionals and related industries to protect the interest and integrity of the workforce. The Alabama AGC 2023 Executive Committee […]

Tigers tour Woltosz Football Performance Center: ‘Nothing short of amazing’

AUBURN, Ala. – Like a child on Christmas morning, Derick Hall walked excitedly from room to room Thursday when he and his Auburn football teammates toured the Woltosz Football Performance Center for the first time. Full Photo Gallery: “These guys having the opportunity to move in here, grow academically, develop football-wise as a player, it’s nothing short […]

Auburn University opens state-of-the-art Academic Classroom and Laboratory Complex with start of fall semester

As students returned to campus for a new academic year, thousands started the fall semester in a new facility designed to support Auburn’s commitment to elevating teaching and learning. The Academic Classroom and Laboratory Complex, or ACLC, is a new 151,000-square-foot facility adjacent to The Edge at Central Dining and Auburn Amphitheater that features adaptable classroom spaces, […]

Rabren General Contractors recognized by ABC for annual safety awards

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) awarded Rabren General Contractors the Safest in the Industry Gold Award and the STEP Gold Award for Rabren’s ongoing efforts in the development of a quality safety program for 2022. The Safest in the Industry award considers company safety culture and innovation in safety. ABC’s Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) […]

Man vs. slide: A visit to OWA’s new indoor water park at Tropical Falls

Tropic Falls indoor water park By Lawrence Specker | Dark clouds and sloppy rain blanketed Lower Alabama on Thursday morning, and in most cases you wouldn’t say these were auspicious conditions for a brand-new tourist attraction. But was a perfect test for the new water park at Tropic Falls, built indoors in part so it […]

Officials hold groundbreaking for state veterans home in Enterprise

By Morgan Usry – Dothan Eagle ENTERPRISE — City of Enterprise, Coffee County, and Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs officials gathered here Friday to celebrate the upcoming construction of the Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins State Veterans Home with a groundbreaking ceremony. The new state veterans home will be approximately 182,000 square feet and […]

Travis L. Rabren Foundation receives Alabama AGC’s Community Involvement Award at BUILDSouth

A number of Alabama builders were honored at the Alabama AGC’s annual  BUILDSouth Awards. The event recognized outstanding projects from the previous year, as well as companies and individuals who have made a significant impact within the state and industry. In addition, the 2022 Alabama AGC officers were announced: Mark Harry of Marathon Electrical Contractors, chairman […]

Auburn University’s EAGLES students get new ‘nest’ to help them soar to new heights

Renovated 3,200-square-foot facility to enhance College of Education program Published: March 11, 2022Neal Reid | Auburn Advancement Communications The College of Education program—designed to give students with intellectual disabilities a complete college experience while helping them achieve their employment and independent living goals—recently opened a completely renovated facility that will help its students soar to new heights. Equipped […]